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From Water Sector Reforms to Law and Policy Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the policy context within which water law reforms are introduced. It examines the basic principles that underlie existing water sector reforms, in particular the concept of ... More


Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic ... More


Introduction

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the primary objective of this book, which is to explore the paradox of managing waters based on artificial and administrative boundaries, and the ... More


Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Dr. Elli Louka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines water management in Europe, and the difficulties and policy dilemmas involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book is unique in that it concentrates on ... More


Problems of Publicness and Access Rights: Perspectives from the Water Domain

Lyla Mehta

in Providing Global Public Goods: Managing Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157406
eISBN:
9780199832965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157400.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Evaluates the concept of global public goods in terms of its usefulness for guiding debates on people's access to freshwater resources, and argues that more attention needs to be paid to two ... More


Ownership Models for Water Services: Implications for Regulation

Sarah Hendry

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is concerned with the provision of water services — drinking water and sanitation — the latter of which may or may not involve waterborne disposal through a sewerage system. It examines ... More


Analysis and Management of Watersheds

John A. Dixon

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concept of ‘watershed management’ combines two things, namely managing the physical aspects of water resources and managing the socio-economic systems. The problem of watershed management has ... More


Principles of Water Management

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses integrated water resources management (IWRM), which has been proposed as a means to redefine water management. Topics covered include basics of IWRM, international aspects of ... More


Poverty and the Environmental Resource Base

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses poverty in relation to the environmental resource base. It has ten sections: (1) the resource basis of rural production; (2) the characteristics of ... More


Water Governance

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the status of world water resources. It identifies uneven water distribution, pollution, salinization, droughts, and floods as typical problems in many ... More


Water Resources

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the resource balance between the demand and availability of water – a critical resource for agriculture and livelihood security – in global as well as Indian context. The data ... More


Boundary Concepts for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Irrigation Water Management in South Asia

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explores the conceptual terrain at the interface of physical–technical science and social science approaches to water management, looking for boundary concepts that allow us to think the ... More


Centralization/Decentralization Dilemmas

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the centralization and decentralization challenges emerging from the water framework directive. For most member states of the EU, the mandate to manage water at the river basin ... More


A History of Water Rights at Common Law

Joshua Getzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207602
eISBN:
9780191715327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207602.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This history of the doctrinal evolution of water law investigates the links between law and economic development, with detailed attention to legal concepts and to the history of industrialization. ... More


Nineteen Countries One River: Trade-offs in the Management of the Danube River

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of the Danube River. The Danube River basin district is frequently referred to as one of the most international river basin districts. Many ... More


Water Management in the European Union

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses water management in the European Union. Topics covered include the adoption of the water framework directive in 2000, instituting public participation in water management, and ... More


Designing Effective Organizations

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the issue of institutional effectiveness within the context of the water framework directive (WFD). The WFD prescribes that a river basin district must be managed by a ... More


Towards a Future Water Policy

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses future directions for the EU implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM). Topics covered include the advantages of centralization, multilevel coordination, ... More


Water Resources

S.K. Sharma

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Researches on water resources focused on assessing the availability and increasing efficiency of uses of water resources. Issues related to irrigation, interlinking of rivers, conflict of interests, ... More


The Triumph of Localism: The Rejection of National Water Planning in 1950

Sarah S. Elkind

in How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind.10
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses an editorial announcement that the Senate had finally passed the Boulder Canyon dam bill, in which the New York Times lamented that Congress had missed an opportunity to plan ... More


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